Elodie (Crochet) Papillon

Born: Tue., Feb. 9, 1926
Died: Thu., Mar. 29, 2018


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Apr. 07, 2018
Location: Evangel Heights Methodist Church


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Apr. 07, 2018
Location: Evangel Heights Methodist Church


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 Elodie Papillon
February 9, 1926 – March 29, 2018


Elodie Papillon, 92, of Granger died Thursday morning, March 29th at Brookdale Senior Living.
Mrs. Papillon was born February 9, 1926 in Jennings, LA to the late Marie L. (LeJeune) and Clifford P. Crochet, Sr. and lived in Jennings most of her life until moving to South Bend three years ago. On December 12, 1947 in Jennings she married John R. Papillon who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two sons, John R. Papillon and Michael R. Papillon; a daughter-in-law, Samantha Papillon; and sisters, Emmerline Broussard and Ellen Crochet. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia P. Fulcher (Daniel) of South Bend; son, Alfred L. Papillon of Summerville, SC; daughter-in-law, Suezanne Papillon of San Diego, CA; grandchildren, Joseph J. Fulcher (Becki) and Sarah S. Fulcher; great-grandchildren, Michael J. Fulcher, Selene E. Fulcher, and Hunter R. Fulcher; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Papillon retired as a bookkeeper for Jennings American Legion Hospital, Jennings, after many years of service. Elodie had a variety of interests.  She enjoyed collecting an assortment of antiques, butterflies and angels.  She liked to paint, sew, travel and read books.  She enjoyed volunteering at the local veterans facilities in Jennings, the First United Methodist Church in Jennings, and Evangel Heights United Methodist Church in South Bend.  She loved her Cajun cuisine especially crab cakes, catfish, gumbo and sweet potatoes.  
Funeral services, visitation, and burial will take place in Jennings. A memorial service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 7th in Evangel Heights United Methodist Church, 114 N. Ironwood Dr., South Bend where the family will greet friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
Memorial contributions in Elodie’s name may be made to Evangel Heights United Methodist Church, 114 N. Ironwood Dr., South Bend, IN, 46615 or Jennings United Methodist Church, 702 Cary Ave., Jennings, LA., 70546. Family and friends may leave email condolences at www.welsheimer.com.

Charitable donations may be made in Elodie's memory to the following organizations:

Evangel Heights United Methodist Church
114 N. Ironwood Dr., South Bend, IN, 46615

Jennings United Methodist Church
702 Cary Ave., Jennings, LA., 70546

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